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Gerrymandering Exacerbates Partisan Gridlock, Political Scientist Says

Will the Supreme Court's decision to allow non-partisan commissions to draw districts break legislative gridlock? Linda Wertheimer talks to political scientist Thomas Mann.
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Designer Donna Karan Steps Down To Focus On Philanthropy

Linda Wertheimer talks to Robin Givhan, fashion critic for The Washington Post, about Donna Karan's decision to step down from Donna Karan International.
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Not All Online Restaurant Reviews Are Created Equal

Reviews on TripAdvisor or Yelp by tourists tend to be significantly more lenient than reviews by locals. Reviews written a long time after the reviewer visits the restaurant are similarly lenient.
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Trump Backlash Shows Latino Consumers' Growing Influence

Macy's decision to sever ties with Donald Trump after he made derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants is the latest business partnership the real estate mogul has lost in the past several days.
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Georgia Leads A Push To Help Ex-Prisoners Get Jobs

Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
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Jobs Report Expected To Show 'Stronger Momentum' In Economy

Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls in June. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
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POTUS Weighs In: No Peas In Guacamole

The online debate began after The New York Times published a guacamole recipe that includes fresh peas.
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Cities In California Conserved A Lot Of Water In May

Felicia Marcus of the State Water Board said, "We need all Californians to step up — and keep it up — as if we don't know when it will rain and snow again, because we don't."
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Puerto Rico Says With Restructuring It Can Pay Off Debts

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Luis Vega Ramos, representative of Puerto Rico, about the commonwealth's debt deadline Wednesday. The governor says the island's $73 billion debt is unpayable.
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Justice Department Investigates Possible Collusion In U.S. Airline Industry

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who asked the Justice Department to investigate possible collusion in the U.S. airline industry to keep ticket prices high.

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